Verizon to install teeny tiny cells for its enterprise customers


Verizon is tapping startup SpiderCloud’s small cell technology to move its LTE network indoors. The two announced a plan to begin wiring up office buildings and public venues with these tiny base stations that can delivery an entire cell’s worth of 4G capacity in close quarters.

Though Verizon and SpiderCloud didn’t provide any specifics on where it would deploy the technology or which customers would be using it, the idea is to use small cells to create dense indoor grids of cells that can deliver much more capacity in crowded areas where people congregate. SpiderCloud’s cells connect to a company’s Ethernet LAN network, linking back to controller that can manage up to 100 cells in the same building.

Verizon began rolling out small cells in its macro network earlier this year, using the tiny base stations to surgically implant capacity in outdoor and indoor places where demand for voice and…

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